Program Manager

San Jose, CA 94088

Job Category: Information Technology Job Number: 125640

Job Title:            Program Manager

Location:            San Jose, CA  -  94088

Duration:            6months

About Our Client: Part of the Group, client is a US$4.6 billion company with over 115,000 employees across 90 countries. It provides services to customers which include Fortune 500 companies. It is also one of the Fab 50 companies in Asia, a list compiled by Forbes. client was ranked #5 in India's software services (IT) firms and overall #111 in Fortune India 500 list for 2012. client, on 25 June 2013, announced the completion of a merger with other company.

Job Description:

What You’ll Do:  

  • Proactively drive program execution and manage associated scope, timeline and resources with minimal supervision 
  • Analyze the work needed to be done to achieve program goals, assess resource requirements  
  • Develop and manage detailed, complex, cross-team project or program plans that take into account all requirements, constraints, resources, and deliverables associated with defined objectives 
  • Aggregate, organizes, and synthesizes program and project information in order to communicate with extended team and management 
  • Clearly communicate goals, roles, responsibilities, and desired program outcomes
  • Coordinate and run operational, project, and executive check-in meetings
  • Work closely with Product Managers to build clear roadmaps/project plans
  • Manage scope definition and change control 
  • Continually evaluate existing processes and procedures and drive process improvements where needed
  • Establish credibility with peers and be a driving force for change when needed
  • Perform risk management: identify, analyze, respond, monitor, and control risks, resolve project-specific issues and escalations in a timely manner
  • Deliver clear status communication to project teams, stakeholders, and leadership teams 
  • Assist Engineering Managers with resource assessment and release planning 
  • Drives tactical decisions for projects that are under your direct responsibility
  • Engage with regional teams about international deployment of capabilities and content 
  • What you need to succeed 
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience 
  • Minimum of 5 years of program/project management experience preferably with large enterprise web projects
  • Hands on experience with Agile & project management methodologies with proven leadership skills 
  • Solid understanding of Web technologies, including web content management systems (specific Adobe Experience Manager experience a plus) 
  • Expert knowledge and experience with Microsoft Excel, Project, SharePoint, JIRA, and Wiki 
  • Excellent stakeholder management and presentation skills   

Desired Traits:  

  • Driver – Take charge. Get things done. Proven ability to operate effectively and autonomously with minimal direction 
  • Organized – A planner who brings order and determines what needs to get done in a fast-paced environment with matrixed organizations 
  • Articulate – Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals up and down the org, balanced with the ability to absorb large amounts of information and the ability to distill it down to the essentials 
  • Quality – Attention to detail and a strong track record of successful program and project delivery of complex global projects 
  • Flexible – Ability to juggle several projects and shift priorities as needed 
  • Creative – Exhibiting an innovative, open-minded approach to problem-solving 
  • High EQ – Ability to Stay calm and collected under pressure, focus on solving problems. Excellent negotiation, conflict management and resolution skills. Ability to diplomatically facilitate teams to the successful resolution of issues 

About ASK: ASK Staffing is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Staffing connects people with amazing opportunities 

Contact :

Yamini:      yaminis@askstaffing.com    -     678-203-2377

                   techmhyd@askstaffing.com

Yamini Seelam
Sr Client Service Manager

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